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Allan Hugh Cole Jr.

Senior associate dean, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

Allan Hugh Cole Jr. is professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, he was academic dean and professor of pastoral care at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of Davidson College, Columbia University and Princeton Theological Seminary. An author or editor of several books, he has written about prayer, anxiety, bereavement, pastoral beginnings and the spiritual lives of boys.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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